Browsing Twitter one day I came across a pretty senior level role for a prominent UK organisation. Nothing unusual there. But, upon reading through the job advertisement it soon became apparent that no thought whatsoever had gone into its make-up. Indeed, this job post was over 200 lines long and…Continue
Every company tends to have its own ‘Holy Grail’ when it comes to recruitment and staffing, this includes attracting, screening, selecting and on-boarding!
For the past couple of decades, recruitment process was all about finding the candidates, tracking them and hiring them using some old school methods. However, the inception of web technologies such as video marketing (vlogs), blogs, social media, etc. have begun to turn the tables for human resources professionals and…Continue
Added by Prajakta on July 24, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
As a company grows, it requires more workforce to accomplish the increasing number of tasks and meet the demands of its customers. And getting more manpower means hiring new employees. In addition, hiring the best employees is no less than a nightmare for several talent acquisition experts and HR mangers. However, HR managers and hiring experts cannot execute the entire recruitment by their own, as they would certainly require some or the other form technology to achieve the…Continue
Added by Prajakta on July 19, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments
Pre-employment personality testing dates as far back as China's Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), but what we consider modern cognitive testing began in France during the 1800s.
Pre-employment assessments gained popularity in the late 1800s for U.S. government…
Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on May 12, 2017 at 12:13pm — No Comments
'Sup guys. To recap from last week, this blog is all about what years of Jiu Jitsu taught me about recruiting, and how the martial art has refined and honed my career skills. The first three steps, explained in much more detail in the last blog cover:
Having a Game Plan: know what you’re…
Added by Rick Girard on April 6, 2017 at 4:59pm — No Comments
The world of recruitment and marketing software is massive and girl do I love a bit of software.
Many a time over my five years working in recruitment marketing I have felt like a new tool would fix everything. That we'd be more efficient, more successful…Continue
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. In the month I’ve been MIA, I hit a milestone in my life that I’m damn proud of: after years of training, I earned my purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Just one more belt closer to black.…Continue
Added by Rick Girard on March 29, 2017 at 4:19pm — No Comments
You’ve done it. You’ve landed yourself a great offer at an exciting new company that will challenge and inspire you to achieve greatness. You’ve deliberated the pros and cons of a new career choice, and know you’re heading to greener pastures. The details…Continue
Added by Rick Girard on February 27, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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Your best tool as a recruiter is your ability to step into the shoes of your applicants. What’s their experience like?
The candidate experience is a great place to start making improvements to your recruitment process, which is where Deanna began. As the Human Resource Director for Care Mountain, she knew…Continue
If your company is struggling to stay afloat, there may be a number of reasons for it. But something you might not have considered is the role effective IT professionals and services can play in helping get your company out of the doldrums. If any of the following…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on January 5, 2017 at 5:14pm — No Comments
Whether you’ve tried them or not, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the invasion of video interviews. When they infiltrated organizations several years ago, maybe you thought they were just a phase and wouldn’t stand the test of time,…Continue
Added by Holly Wade on October 12, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
I watched as my niece played with my iPhone the other day. She is only 2 years old. As she clicked on the YouTube icon, she unexpectedly threw herself on the floor in a fit of impatience. That Pepper Pig video couldn’t load quick enough.
We are all moulding our attraction…Continue
On March 22nd, Year 7 children at registered schools across the UK received free BBC micro:bit’s. The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codeable computer aimed at…Continue
Added by Enigma People Soultions on April 5, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments
I love technology. I enjoy nothing more than trying out the latest app or discovering something new I can do with my programs that will positively impact my work (and make me look like the genius who came up with the original idea).
Having said all this, my experience of working in the…Continue
We contacted Suzanne Lucas, also known as the Evil HR Lady, and asked if we could interview her about the topic of technology in the HR world. She agreed, and during the very first question, we mentioned…Continue
As technology becomes integrated into every business process, there are security vulnerabilities created as well. As advancing and convenient as most technology is, these gaps in security can greatly hurt a business if cyber-criminals decide to target you. Your own company should work to eliminate these IT vulnerabilities through following the three strategies below.…
Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 7, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments
Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.
LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings…Continue
Yet Again, this year HR technology rocked at the conference in Las Vegas with presence of so many illuminated participants, Innovators, Entrepreneurs and new-age startups in particular. More announcements and announcements, product releases about new features, mergers and acquisitions, finest wines, latte and VIP…Continue
As a recruiting and staffing agency you want to win clients, place candidates efficiently and conveniently access information needed to make strategic decisions. A strong ATS (applicant tracking system) with a built in recruiting CRM software (customer relationship management) can…Continue